Middle-aged Americans are Living in Pain

Middle-aged Americans are Living in Pain

#pain #physical #psychological #age Middle-aged Americans are living with more physical pain than older adults, and the problem is concentrated among the less-educated, a new study finds. The pattern may seem counterintuitive, since older age generally means more chronic health conditions and wear-and-tear on the body. And the middle-age pain peak is not seen in […]

In just a few weeks the whole world changed, it is Scary!

In just a few weeks the whole world changed, it is Scary!

“…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”–President Franklin Delano Roosevelt In just a few weeks the whole world changed. The SARS-CoV-2 virus that triggers the infection commonly known as COVID-19 was officially called a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30 January 2020. Concern over the […]

The Coronavirus is Driving the 1st World Headlong into ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’

The Coronavirus is Driving the 1st World Headlong into ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’

The Encyclopedia Britannica says: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution heralds a series of social, political, cultural, and economic upheavals that will unfold over the 21st century. Building on the widespread availability of digital technologies that were the result of the Third Industrial, or Digital, Revolution, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be driven largely by the convergence of […]

ETFs are Making ‘Record Purchases’ of the Precious Yellow Metal

ETFs are Making ‘Record Purchases’ of the Precious Yellow Metal

$GLD, $XAU $GOLD $NEM Thursday, Gold prices spiked after the Trump Fed announced a $2.3-B ‘Big Bang’ lending program to cushion Main Street from disruptions caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Gold futures for April delivery climbed 4.25% to over 1,736.20 oz to close at their highest mark since December 2012. In the last 6 wks there have huge […]

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD $JPY $MTA Gold prices spiked up Monday, extending a 3-session rally Monday gold futures for delivery on the COMEX exchange were up nearly 3% or +47.60 at 1693.30 just shy of the intra-day high at 1695.90. That was the highest mark in 2 wks, in a rally driven by […]

Coffee & Caffeine, Their Amazing Health Benefits

Coffee & Caffeine, Their Amazing Health Benefits

A study has found that the interaction of an unidentified component of coffee with the caffeine increases blood levels of a crucial growth factor which appears to protect against the process of Alzheimer’s disease. Making use of mice bred for developing Alzheimer’s like symptoms, the researchers provide evidence that caffeinated coffee protects against the disease […]

Many American, Young and Old Do Not Meet Healthy Guidelines

Many American, Young and Old Do Not Meet Healthy Guidelines

Many American, Young and Old Do Not Meet Healthy Guidelines Less than 33% of Americans meet the new physical fitness guidelines issued Monday by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Among teenagers the rate is even worse, as only 20% meet the guidelines, even though officials said they could be easily achieved by […]

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy

Be Open to Nature, It is Really Healthy A huge study involving data from more than 140 studies and 290-M people revealed that exposure to green-space, defined as open, undeveloped land with natural vegetation, led to significant health benefits Reductions in diastolic blood pressure, you know the bottom number, salivary cortisol, a physiological marker of […]

 Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna

 Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna

Physical Benefits of Using a Sauna Sauna use may lower the risk of dementia and may improve vascular function and your ability to improve focus and attention. Other research has demonstrated the ability of heat stress to promote myelin growth, helping your brain to function faster and repair nerve cell damage. Heat may increase the permeability of the […]

Meditation Benefits Physical and Mental Health

Meditation Benefits Physical and Mental Health

Meditation Benefits Physical and Mental Health A new study looking at the long-term effects of meditation has found that those who follow the practice can benefit from improvements in their attention for up to 7 years. Led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, Center for Mind and Brain, the study is based on […]

Daily Exercise is Necessary and Needed for Good Health

Daily Exercise is Necessary and Needed for Good Health

Daily Exercise is Necessary and Needed for Good Health A pattern of lifelong exercise is believed to contribute to our ability to retain healthy levels of muscle mass, muscle strength, body fat and cholesterol as we age New research underscores the value of and need of the human body has for regular exercise. In one […]

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming

Forget Jogging, Try Dancing, Gardening & Swimming Forget jogging or running lonely miles and boring, repetitious exercises in crowded gyms. Dancing, swimming, and gardening can provide great health benefits, including keeping the mind sharp. A recent report published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that the brain scans of older people who burned the […]